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Each spring, the quality of the process water at a pulp mill in eastern Canada would suffer when the seasonal snowmelt generated large volumes of...
Liquid waste is big business, at least for longtime industrial services company Plummer’s Environmental Services in Byron Center, Mich. And like any...
Advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) can mineralize recalcitrant organic and inorganic contaminants in toxic and biocidal wastewater streams that are...
Like cooling tower owners across the U.S., the facilities managers/system owners at a major Midwest university are facing continuing pressure to...
Food and water are two basic necessities of life, but as water resources become scarcer worldwide, the impact on food production could be devastating...
Despite a steady decline in funding, the water industry remains positive-thinking and poised for growth. This positivity, however, is a muted shade...
In September, the United Nations (UN) adopted what are known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The SDGs are a set of 17 goals and...
Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) strives to stay on top of industry trends and information. We are pleased to present our eighth annual...
Infrastructure needs and the limited funds to address them continue to pose significant challenges to cities and municipalities; however, progress...
The state of Oregon wants its utilities to keep non-revenue water (NRW) loss at or below the American Water Works Assn.’s national average of 10% to...
A drinking water supply line in Örkelljunga, Sweden, needed a valve. A pipeline was in critical need of repair and required a shutoff for work...
Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd. is one of the U.K.’s largest suppliers of branded still soft drinks and branded carbonates. Based in Chelmsford, Essex, U.K...
With more than 20 years of application ex­perience in wastewater tertiary processes, cloth media filtration (CMF) has demonstrated high solids-...
Padre Dam Municipal Water District (MWD) provides drinking water, wastewater, recycled water and recreation services to 100,000 residents in...
Located in the agricultural fields of the Sacramento Valley of Northern California, the cities of Woodland and Davis—and the University of California...
Between 1973 and 1997, the Plant City, Fla., Water Re­clamation Facility under­went five upgrades. However, there had not yet been any significant...
Technicians at the Eastern Municipal Water District’s 18-mgd Temecula Valley (Calif.) Regional Water Reclamation Facility struggled with aeration...
Hazardous environmental ap­plications traditionally have used three types of high-intensity discharge lighting—high-pres­sure sodium,...
A grinder pump located at a high-traffic gas station in St. Leon, Ind., was experiencing frequent maintenance issues, re­­quiring unclogging two...
A chicken processing facility in central North Carolina generates a daily average of approximately 625 gal per minute (gpm) of waste­water from...

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